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SUS 2012

SUS 2012

Another year, another Scottish University Canoe Polo Championship. This year, St Andrews Canoe Club repeated their great performance. The ladies got into their finals. The A team got knocked out in the semifinals by Edinburgh A, who turned out to be the winners. The B…

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Crossing the Border

Crossing the Border

Open boats. The end of my first academic year in St Andrews. Soup and a sensitive handle. The last official trip of the academic year. Taking a digital camera on the river for the first time. The last chance to see a lot of friends,…

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BUCS Canoe Polo 2011 Day 2

BUCS Canoe Polo 2011 Day 2

Highlights from the second day of the 2011 BUCS Canoe Polo Championships include the Plastic Fantastic, the traditional clash of teams in plastic boats, which shows the teams in fancy fibre-glass boats how canoe polo is supposed to be played, and of course the all…

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BUCS Canoe Polo 2011 Day 1

BUCS Canoe Polo 2011 Day 1

Last weekend, the St Andrews Canoe Club went to BUCS Canoe Polo Championships. Although there is room for improvement for next year, all the teams did well and especially the ladies showed that St Andrews should not be discounted that easily any more. But yeah,…

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Canoe Club Beginners’ Training

Canoe Club Beginners’ Training

I think last weekend was the fourth out of the last five weekends spent kayaking (or doing something kayaking related). This time I was one of the six beginners who got a full weekend’s coaching from Chris Dickinson, who has taught many a generation of…

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The Etive Trip

The Etive Trip

Woohoo! I am still buzzing with excitement from yesterday! On Saturday, we went to paddle Stanley (a stretch of river Tay), which was good fun and made me realise that I still need to work on my breaking in and bracing, but at the same…

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SUSf 2011

SUSf 2011

What a weekend! I expected a fun filled weekend, but what happened blew me away. Great results all around! And if you didn’t know it already, Canoe Polo rules!

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BUCS Wild Water Race 2010 Day 2

BUCS Wild Water Race 2010 Day 2

The second day of the race event that saw University of St. Andrews rise to the 5th overall place.

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BUCS Wild Water Racing 2010 Day 1

BUCS Wild Water Racing 2010 Day 1

The first day of an inter-university wild water race event on the river Washburn.

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